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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Not Your Job: You are not a professional therapist and have no business trying to be one. Get professional help or leave this person forever. To keep in a relatio ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience in Psychiatry
Medications vary: While different types of medication can be used to treat various aspects of borderline personality disorder, individual psychotherapy is the cornersto ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Must : Be evaluated by psychiatrist or psychologist.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Treatment is long and difficult.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennings Godsy
15 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: These two personality disorders actually have some similarities and fall under the same group called cluster b personality disorders.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Bipolar vs Borderlin: Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder consisting of both depressive episodes and manic or hypomanic ones. People with bipolar disorder often have norma ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Shedler
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Different things: They are different things, but it is possible to have both. Both personality disorders may be characterized by recklessness, impulsivity, and manipul ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Bipolar/Borderline: Bipolar is mood disorder. Borderline is a personality do. The two can coexist in the same individual.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
15 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: But "yes" or "no" is too simple of an explanation. Bpd can result in a distortion of one's view of reality -- including body image. But the key word i ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emma Rishton
12 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Statistics: Estimates regarding the prevalence of borderline personality disorder (bpd) in the general population have suggested a 1 – 2% rate of lifetime occurre ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience in Child Psychiatry
History and Testing: This diagnosis is made primarily through a history that is consistent with the diagnosis. There are also psychological tests that can help reveal the ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
44 years experience in Clinical Psychology
BPD: If in fact you have this difficulty you will need an experienced mental health professional who can see you once or twice weekly for intensive psychot ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Van cleave
21 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Borderline-antisocia: Yes you can have both - typically there are very similar qualities in both disorders. The primary difference that with antisocial there is a disregar ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Cure?: Cure? - no. But, if a person is really motivated to change aspects of their personality that they are unhappy with, that is possible. It requires com ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Kang
Dr. Jane Kang answered
20 years experience in Psychiatry
Not really.: They are very different. Antisocial people don't really care for others, use people for their own means, do not have sincere emotions. In Borderline p ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
56 years experience in Psychiatry
It can happen: Borderline personality can be present with a variety of conditions including those that have hallucinations. This symptom which indicates a serious br ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Generally not: As emotional stress usually raises BP unless vagal tone is increased.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Bipolar: Bipolar is manic depression. Borderline is personality disorder. Both can have mood shifts, depression phases, rage episodes & self-harm, but borderli ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Probably not.: There may be some minor link, but PD is not really as much inherited as learned from your parental role models.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
38 years experience in Psychiatry
NO: Not really, it is descriptive of states of minds . Behaviors, personality traits that borders and overlaps several illness.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
22 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Yes,: borderline personality disorder is a type of personality disorder. there are others e.g. naricisstic personality disorder, dependent personality dis ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Can you clarify?: Are you using bpd for borderline personality disorder or bipolar disorder ? Thanks.

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